If you're looking forward to a relaxing Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family don't forget about your Mac!
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 17 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
As you can probably tell, I'm pretty fired up about the iPod video lately. It went from having little or no video content available for it to a glut in less than a month.
On Tuesday I blogged about options for finding content for the iPod video other than from the iTunes Music Store. I've found what may be the holy grail of video content for owners of the new iPod video.
There are numerous options when choosing a smartphone but Mac users need to consider compatibility issues before diving in.
While most of the video content on the iTMS doesn't make a compelling case for me to buy an iPod video I think that I've finally found a reason (or several) to buy one.
Last week I reported that the first Intel Macs may be coming sooner than originally expected. New PowerBooks and iBooks built on Intel hardware are rumored to arrive as soon as April or May—just in time for the back-to-school buying season. This week rumors are swirling that the first Intel Macs could arrive in as little as two months.
Mike Evangelist's Writer Block Live blog has an interesting post about his disdain for Digital Rights Management (DRM) included in music purchased from the iTunes Music Store. In it he says that he's not going to "spend a another dime on content that I can’t use the way I please."
It looks like I may have spoken too soon in my article on the Mac being immune to the Sony Rootkit—Advantage Macintosh.
The announcement of Apple's new dual-core Power Mac G5s last month was a much needed shot-in-the-arm for the company's desktop lineup but the new chips left a gaping hole in the product line.
It's been proven that OS X can be hacked to run on Intel's x86 hardware platform, but is the performance going to suffer?